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Swiss tighten measures to combat spike in COVID-19 cases

By: Reuters | Zurich |

October 18, 2020 7:40:05 pm


Switzerland, a rustic of 8.6 million folks, on Friday reported the very best each day variety of infections for the reason that COVID-19 disaster started, with 3,105 new circumstances. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Picture)

Switzerland introduced tighter restrictions on Sunday to sort out the latest spike in coronavirus circumstances, together with a nationwide obligation to put on masks and a ban on giant scale public gatherings. Gatherings of greater than 15 folks in public locations might be banned from Monday and masks have to be worn in all indoor public locations, the federal government introduced following a unprecedented assembly.

An order to put on masks on public transport has been prolonged to cowl prepare stations, airports, bus and tram stops, the federal government stated, changing a patchwork of rules which utilized throughout Switzerland’s completely different areas. The duty to put on a masks can even apply to outlets, colleges, church buildings, and cinemas, the federal government stated.

“The sharp enhance within the variety of circumstances in latest days is worrying,” the federal government stated in an announcement. “It’s evident in all age teams and in all cantons. The variety of hospitalizations can be growing.”

Switzerland, a rustic of 8.6 million folks, on Friday reported the very best each day variety of infections for the reason that COVID-19 disaster started, with 3,105 new circumstances. Thus far 74,422 folks have been contaminated with the novel coronavirus, and 1,823 folks have died.

To restrict the unfold of the virus, the federal government stated spontaneous conferences of greater than 15 could be banned, whereas folks should put on masks at personal occasions with greater than 15 folks.

It additionally really helpful that individuals do business from home. The federal government stated the brand new rules had been meant to guard the inhabitants and forestall an overloading of the healthcare system. It hopes the brand new restrictions, which reverse the gradual rest of measures which has taken place for the reason that finish of April, will decelerate the unfold of COVID-19 and help the observe and hint system in place.

“Regardless of the restrictions, it needs to be attainable to proceed financial and social life,” the federal government stated.

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